Wednesday, May 8

BROOCHES 12

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VINTAGE MATTE GOLDTONE STRIPED PETALS FLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: about 70mm across
Good condition, some scuffs on the stamens, very minor signs of rusting on them too. The back is alright, the swivel clasp is missing but this brooch still works as a C clasp. I will include a transparent rubber clutch as a safety mechanism. Large dimensional brooch in yellow goldtone with matte stripes along each petal. 1960s.

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RETRO FESTOON CHAIN RHOMBUS FAUX PEARL BROOCH
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67)
Size: 53 x 100mm
Fine-good condition, with aging to the goldtone, the chains have darkened. The large faux pearl has scratches on the surface but still a very nice regal piece. The faux pearl on the bottom is a replacement and it is whiter than the cream-clred faux pearl on top. It does not detract. The large rhinestones are made of plastic.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 1962 'ROYAL PLUMAGE' BROOCH A
Price: S$25.00 (US$20.83)
Size: 47 x45mm
Signed '©SARAH COV'. Good - very good condition, slight age on the plating, the back has some yellow areas appearing from wear and age. The top glass striped stone is very nice, it is dark blue with a special coat effect for reflection.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 1962 'ROYAL PLUMAGE' BROOCH B
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)

Size: 47 x 45mm
Signed '©SARAH COV'. Fine condition, there is loss of plating on the piece which shows as dull yellow areas, this is from age. There is some wear on the glass stone, it has a coating on the surface and some spots can be seen on them from being worn. Still wearable.

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RETRO RHINESTONE TRIPLE BOW GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33)
Size: about 50 x 60mm
Good condition, however there are some scuffs on the highly polished surface, aging on the back. There are clear rhinestone accents on the front.

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RETRO MONET RIBBON POLISHED GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$20.00 (US$16.67)
Size: 75 x 43mm
Signed '©MONET'. Good condition, however there are scuffs marks on the polished surface consistent with wear, still looks good when worn. Sturdy quality piece. The backs are in excellent condition. This is also available in matte goldtone (page 4).

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VINTAGE SMALL TEAPOT RED RHINESTONE BROOCH
Price: S$10.00 (US$8.33) nett
Size: 30 x 24mm
Fine-good condition with aging and wear on the edges, slight verdigris on the back pin but not a major problem. The front has clear and red rhinestones (one is slightly orange), the clear ones have aged. This is an older piece, small ornate brooch of a teapot, 1940s-early 50s.

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VINTAGE RED STONE CUT STEEL STYLE WREATH BROOCH
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67)
Size: 27mm
Good condition, some darkening of the goldtone. There is a dark red stone on set on the side, it appears to be a gemstone rather than glass rhinestone, perhaps a garnet. It may have scuffs on it. Qty: 2 pieces available.

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VINTAGE HEART FILIGREE DOUBLE FLOWERS SCARF CLIP- BROOCH
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50)
Size: 35 x 36mm
Fine - good condition, due to some rusting occurring on the scarf clip area, the back has some discolouration on the plating from age. The fronts are still nice, there is a tiny chip on one of the flower stalks. It is a pale goldtone colour.

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RETRO STONE MATTE GOLDTONE SUNFLOWER BROOCH
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67)

Size: 27 x 52mm
Fine-good condition, aging on the glass drops, the bottomest glass drop has a nick on its coat (they are iridescent). Aging on the back's matte goldtone, some darkening on the top. The cute flower has a beige coloured stone cabochon set in the center.

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VINTAGE SARAH COVENTRY 1966 'SILVERY SPLENDOR' BROOCH
Price: S$35.00 (US$29.17)
Size: 77 x 53mm
Signed '©SARAH COV' Very good condition, there are some scuffs on the faux pearls though but overall nice piece with shiny plating, minor aging. It is a large sized brooch with lots of texture.

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RETRO RESIN SEALED ORANGE LEAF BROOCH
Price: S$8.00 (US$6.67)
Size: 38 x 34mm
Very good condition, there are some scuffs on the surface. This is a genuine leaf sealed in resin, the back is pearlscent white.

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VINTAGE MONOCHROME FLOWER POWER ENAMEL METAL BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)
Size: 52mm
Good condition, some chips on the black enamel, these are on the edges, and it is not major. The white enamel has dot chips on their tips and edges. 1960s.

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RETRO PORCELAIN PINK ROSE OVAL BROOCH
Price: S$9.00 (US$7.50)
Size: 49 x 28mm
Excellent condition, minor aging on glue. Rose print on porcelain.

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VINTAGE RED-BLUE-WHITE PATRIOTIC WHALE BROOCH
Price: S$22.00 (US$18.33)
Size: about 44 x 50mm
Good condition, there is some wear on the enamel blue tail, revealing its goldtone base. The other parts are in very good condition, back is excellent. He looks pretty happy, like most other whale brooches! 1960s-70s.

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VINTAGE 1940s RHINESTONE PAVÉ BLUE EYED CAT BROOCH
Price: S$38.00 (US$31.67)
Size: 36 x 40mm
Good - very good condition with aging rhinestones, some wear and aging on the plating (darkening) mostly at the back, revealing a duller base. Overall the rhinestones still shine, a few of them are replaced with identical vintage stones, the photo shows as if the stones are all dark, this is due to lighting. The actual piece is much nicer in person. It is pavé-set and the tail and collar have crystal baguettes, the eyes are blue rhinestones. An older piece about 1940s. 

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RETRO ENAMEL BLACK CAT BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50)
Size: 29 x 34mm
Very good condition, some scuffs on the enamel. cute smiling mewing cat with red rhinestones eyes and tiny clear rhinestone accent bow. It is covered with black enamel.

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VINTAGE 1940s SWISS FOLK COSTUME COUPLE SILVERTONE BROOCHES
Price: S$40.00 (US$33.33)
Woman: 49 x 23mm
Man: 47 x 25mm
Good condition, unsigned. Lots of aging with darkening on the silvertone and some wear revealing a coppery base. The pin-back has a deep patina. Cut steel-style pair of brooches, it features a man and woman couple in Swiss folk costumes. This set is very similar (or almost identical) to a Trifari patent dated 1939, number 113,523 and 113,524, except the girl has no flowers here and it was probably rhinestone accented. This is possibly a knockoff version made in the 1940s based on Trifari's designs but still cute and collectible!

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RETRO WOMAN IN HAT MATTE BLACK BROOCH
Price: S$12.00 (US$10.00) nett

Size: 57 x 61mm
Good condition, however note the scuffs on the matte black enamel, slight aging on the goldtone. This is a large unique brooch of a mysterious smiling lady with a sun hat, noir style.

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ANGEL BEAR ON SHOOTING STAR BROOCH
Price: S$7.00 (US$5.83)

Size: 60 x 63mm
Very good condition, some scuffs and aging glue. Large brooch, appears to be made of resin. It is very detailed and well painted, with ab glitter on the star. 1990s

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TWO BEARS WITH RIBBON BROOCH
Price: S$6.00 (US$5.00)
Size: 55 x 31mm
Very good condition, some wear on the paint work on the ribbons, very minor. The pinback has been reglued back by its previous owner. 1990s

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RETRO ORANGE FISH BROOCH
Price: S$5.00 (US$4.16)
Size: 66 x 50mm
Very good condition, slight scuffs on the surface. Large plastic fish with painted details.

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RETRO HALLMARK CARDS TURKEY BROOCH
Price: S$5.00 (US$4.16)

Size: 39 x 45mm
Signed '© HALLMARK CARDS, INC'. Excellent condition.

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RETRO HALLMARK CARDS CORNUCOPIA BROOCH
Price: S$5.00 (US$4.16)
Size: 36 x 34mm
Signed '© 1986 HALLMARK CARDS, INC'. Excellent condition, slight aging on the goldtone pin.

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RETRO PILGRIMS BROOCH
Price: S$2.00 (US$1.67)
Size: 41 x 37mm
Marked 'MADE IN HONG KONG'. Fine condition, hat has some wear on the paintwork and need to be repainted, especially on the left hat and hair. The face has some small chips on the face. This is made of plastic.

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RETRO BLONDE LADY FIGURAL RIBBON BROOCH
Price: S$5.00 (US$4.16)
Size: 25 x 45mm
Very good condition, appears handmade with glued components. This lady has white skin, platinum blonde hair, bright red lips and maroon ribbon bows with matching netting.

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LIZARD BORN TO SHOP POLYMER CLAY BROOCH
Price: S$2.00 (US$1.67)
Size: 65 x 36mm
Good condition, there are a few rub stains from being used, and a small nick on its tail. Polymer clay lizard from 1990s.

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VINTAGE STERLING SILVER MONOGRAM JPJ BROOCH
Price: S$15.00 (US$12.50) nett
Size: 32 x 15mm
Marked 'STERLING' faintly. Good condition, has scuffs on the surface and wear from use, it has a burnished appearance. The monogram reads either 'JPJ' or 'IPI'. It is engraved with a zigzag border. 1940s-50s.

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RETRO SMALL INITIAL 'B' RHINESTONE BROOCH
Price: S$3.00 (US$2.50)
Size: 22 x 9mm
Good condition, the rhinestones are still sparkling (photo shows darkness is due to lighting). The back has tarnishing though and may need a polish, fronts are ok, it is a whitetone silver-plate small brooch, quality is nice.

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VINTAGE YELLOW AB-CRYSTAL CLUSTER BEADED BROOCH
Price: S$28.00 (US$23.33) nett


Size: 37mm
Good - very good condition,  there is a rust spot on the back silvertone and it extends towards the front metal, it cannot be seen when worn. Sparkling yellow ab-crystal beads are beaded in a cluster, there are bicones, faceted rounds, margarita (scalloped shape) and table-cut shapes, they flash orange, yellow and pinks. This is much nicer in person. 1960s.

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VINTAGE PINK RED RHINESTONE NAVETTE CLUSTER DOMED BROOCH
Price: S$28.00 (US$23.33) nett
Size: 51mm
Good condition, aging on the metal, there is aging on the joints which shows up as matte grey on the front. The original colour of the metal could been silvertone, but it has a faint golden tarnish now. Glass rhinestones have some aging on the foilbacks, they are pink, ruby red and siam red. Domed sunburst design, this is a substantial size piece and with lots of dimension. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE YELLOW AB-CRYSTAL CLUSTER PINWHEEL BROOCH
Price: S$38.00 (US$31.67)
Size: 52mm
Signed 'WEISS©'. Very good condition with some normal scuffs and aging to the piece. Large rhinestone on the top has some scuffs. Glitzy ab-crystals in flashes of yellow and purple, tightly clustered in a pinwheel design, there are more than 100 rhinestones on this brooch. A few of the rhinestones have been replaced by me as there were missing several. The back is textured goldtone and shows some wear on the edges. This is much nicer in person and sure to dazzle your attire! 1960s.

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VINTAGE KRAMER RHINESTONE MARQUISE BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: 52 x 61mm
Signed 'KRAMER'. Rhinestones all have clouding within from age, the back rhodium-plating is still in excellent condition, though pin-back is a little bent. One of the navette crystals has a chipped tip. This is a large sized brooch in high quality, you may like to wear as is if you don't mind the aged stones, or replace them. 1950s-60s.

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VINTAGE JAPAN CELLULOID FLORAL OVAL BROOCH
Price: S$30.00 (US$25.00)
Size: 45 x 26mm
Marked 'JAPAN'. Good condition, the pinback has lots of patina, some rust spots and is a little bit bent, normal aging with some patina on the plastic too. Delicately hand-painted celluloid brooch in neon pink and yellow, off-white is its base colour. There are some tiny specks of dust embedded in the crevices but I have cleaned most of it out. Old-fashioned C-clasp without a swivel, 1930s-1940s.

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VINTAGE RED-WHITE-BLUE FLOWER POWER METAL BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)
Size: 66 x 68mm
Fine condition, due to the few chips on the petals enamel metal: on the center dome, the edges of the three white petals and 2 little ones on one blue petal. They are not particularly major and commonly occurs on these enamel metal pieces. Wearable as is, or you might like to give it a quick dab of white paint pen or enamel to cover the spots. 1960s

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VINTAGE SQUARE SCROLL GOLDTONE BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 41 x 41mm
Good condition, textured surface goldtone with slight aging on the back with dark spots, some wear on the topmost polished areas. The design is domed with an adjoining scroll design. 1960s.

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VINTAGE GERRY'S OPENWORK GOLDTONE PLUME BROOCH
Price: S$18.00 (US$15.00)

Size: 61 x 37mm
Signed 'GERRY'S©'. Good-very good condition, there is a small rub-off on the topmost left side of the brooch, slight aging on the goldtone. Large feather plume in yellow goldtone. 1960s.

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